Dr. Sanjiv Narayan serves as a professor of medicine at Stanford University, where he is the co-founder and co-director of the Stanford Arrhythmia Center. In his personal life, Dr. Sanjiv M. Narayan maintains an interest in wearable technologies like the Apple Watch.
During an early August investor call, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed that the company’s Apple Watch has seen sales rise more than 50 percent from last year’s figures. Creative Strategies analyst Ben Bajarin estimates the company’s flagship wearable sold somewhere between 2 to 3 million units.
Though the reason for the uptick in sales is uncertain, TechCrunch suggests two potential reasons. First is compatibility with the company’s wireless AirPod earbuds. The other possible reason is the general downturn in sales for other wearables from companies like Fitbit and Jawbone, the latter of which is poised to go out of business.
Apple is currently planning the release of watchOS 4, which will further integrate Siri and also promises “an entirely new music experience.” WatchOS 4 is scheduled for release sometime in the fall of 2017.